We speak to Nazar Bartosik a Ukrainian PhD student in high energy physics on the dramatic situation in the Ukraine over recent weeks. Concerned at the media coverage he was seeing in the Western press he produced a very informative slide show which has circulated widely through social media. The presentation can be viewed from […]
Archive | February, 2014
On Sunday 23 February, more than 20,000 Australians turned out across the country and around the world to spread light during a dark time in Australian history. They gave hope and radiated compassion to asylum seekers suffering under our government’s cruel and punishing policies. This is some audio from the Perth event. Check out also […]
In this interview we are joined by Jen Perry, secretary of Animal Rights Advocates, on the upcoming Cruelty Free Festival. This festival celebrates cruelty-free living, social justice and sustainability and there will information stalls from a wide range of human rights, environmental and animal rights organisations, a panel discussion on the links between these different […]
Robert Eggington of the Dumbartung Aboriginal Corporation reading a piece that was to be published in ‘The West Australian’. Disgracefully the opinion piece was rejected by the West Australian editors in a blatantly prejudicial decision. This talk was recorded at the Perth Trans Pacific Partnership Forum on the 5/2/2014. Audio here…. Video here…
Gerry Georgatos on the Aboriginal suicide crisis – from tragic to catastrophic
Claire McKinnon of No Fracking WAy on the current WA parliamentary enquiry into fracking.
Qld Indigenous activist Sam Watson on a disturbing case of police brutality against Sheila Oakley
Refugee advocate Ian Rintoul on the current situation at the Manus Island immigration detention centre.
We speak with Dr Tim Rayner, PhD Philosophy at the University of Sydney, Director of One Million Acts of Innovation (Australia), launching January 2015. Tim is the writer of the award-winning short film, ‘Coalition of the Willing’(2010) and Life Changing: A Philosophical Guide. In this interview we talk to Tim about social media and its pros and […]
One Billion Rising is a global movement that aims to bring together ‘one billion women releasing their stories, dancing and speaking out at the places where they need justice, where they need an end to violence against women and girls’. This interview with Nicole Stiles, who is an organiser of the One Billion Rising event […]
Mia Pepper from the Conservation Council of WA on the proposed Kintyre uranium mine which threatens WA biggest national park, Karlamilyi, just as the Ranger uranium mine is currently damaging the Kakadu National Park with three accidents in the past month alone. At a time when the uranium price is barely half the pre-Fukushima level, […]
We speak with Dylan Lehmann, a young man from Fremantle, who spent last week reclining in a suspended bathtub 8 metres above the forest floor in Challar forest. The bathtub is secured to two logging machines and preventing all logging in this high salt risk catchment of WA’s cleanest river.
West Australian farmer and anti-GMO campaigner Julie Newman on the upcoming public event in support of Steve Marsh, an organic farmer from WA who lost his organic certification on 70% of his land after it was contaminated by Monsanto’s GM Canola. He is now going to court on the to protect his right to keep […]
Natalie Robyn Banks and Leon Deschamps on the weekends impressive turnout at Cottesloe Beach to protect our great white sharks reflecting a significant public concern about Colin Barnett’s shark cull policy.
Greens WA Senator Scott Ludlam on the Trans Pacific Partnership and the likely upcoming WA Senate re-election. Scott will be speaking at a Perth forum on the TPP this Wednesday evening at the State Library of WA. https://www.facebook.com/events/305785966213374/